May 27, 2020 - Palo Alto, CA – Yewno, Inc., a leading provider of artificial intelligence solutions, today announces that The University of Nottingham, one of the world's top research universities, will be implementing their AI-driven Yewno Discover platform. As a web-based system, Yewno Discover is an ideal tool for distance learning and will form part of the University's online discovery tools.
Yewno Discover uses AI technology to read and store full-text content. It displays concepts in a visually intuitive knowledge map, allowing users to easily determine what is of interest and relevance to them. Users can quickly navigate between related concepts, making connections as they go. Underlying each concept and connection are links to millions of scholarly books and articles, ensuring comprehensive and high-level coverage. It is an excellent platform for teaching information literacy, as it gives students the power to hone research topics and hypotheses, then quickly identify and evaluate supporting information.
The University of Nottingham is noted for their continuing commitment to quality research. Ranking 8th in the UK for Research Power as measured by the Research Excellence Framework, the University of Nottingham is also a member of The Russell Group's 24 world-class research-intensive universities. Russell Group Universities produce more than two-thirds of the world-leading research performed in the UK and have a combined economic output more than £32 billion every year.
Christine Middleton, Associate Director (Content and Discovery), University of Nottingham Libraries, said, "We are really excited to add Yewno Discover to our suite of resource discovery systems. The visual concept mapping adds a novel dimension to the search options we offer, helping us cater for our large and diverse community of learners and researchers".
"There is so much high-quality content available to today's researchers, but a lot of it is overlooked because the sources are fragmented and the volume is overwhelming," says Ruth Pickering, COO at Yewno. "Yewno Discover solves the information overload problem by ingesting and processing huge quantities of content as soon as it's available, then our AI is able to make connections and take researchers to cut the most relevant text saving hours of frustration and uncovering previously hidden connections."
Founded in 2015, Yewno is helping the world to uncover the undiscovered through its new inference engine, which introduces an entirely new approach to knowledge discovery. Yewno inference engine incorporates machine learning, cognitive science, neural networks, and computational linguistics into an intelligent framework to enhance human understanding by correlating concepts across vast volumes sources. Headquartered in Palo Alto, CA, and with offices in London and New York, Yewno is backed by leading investors including Pacific Capital and currently has numerous partnerships across the finance sector, top research universities, publishers and content aggregators worldwide. Yewno recently earned Frost & Sullivan's prestigious Global Technology Innovation Award for Predictive Analytics in Financial Services.
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